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NYTimes for iPad

By The New York Times Company

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Introducing the New York Times app for iPad.

Experience The Times’s award-winning journalism, elegantly designed with enhanced imagery and multimedia and streamlined navigation. The NYTimes app also includes our International Edition with global news and cultural content from our 50 bureaus around the world.

App Features:
• Watch exclusive videos and browse our award-winning photographs
• Breaking news notifications — be the first to read about events as soon as they occur
• Read the latest news with automatic background refresh
• Save articles to revisit later on any device
• Customize your sections list and add your favorite blogs for easy access
• Share articles, photos and videos through Facebook, Twitter, email, SMS and AirDrop

The NYTimes app is free to download, and all users can access up to 10 free articles per month, from any section. Subscribers get full access to over 25 sections, plus unlimited access to, with a Times Digital Subscription.

Subscribe now and your first week is free.*

Subscription Options:
• + Tablet Apps for $19.99 per month

• All Digital Access (including the NYTimes apps for iPhone and iPad, plus unlimited access to for $34.99 per month

Your subscription will automatically renew each month and your credit card will be charged through your iTunes account. You can turn off auto-renew at any time from your iTunes account settings.

Feedback? Suggestions? Issues? Please contact us at, call 1-800-591-9233, or find us @NYTimesMobile on Twitter. We’ll do our best to assist you. Your feedback is important to us.

*Promotional offers for new subscribers only. Smartphone and tablet apps are not supported on all devices. + Smartphone Apps, + Tablet Apps and All Digital Access subscriptions do not include e-reader editions, Times Premier content, Premium Crosswords or The New York Times Crosswords apps. Prices shown are in U.S. dollars. Other restrictions apply.

What's New in Version 3.0.12

Fixes a bug with background updates and sections ordering

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Customer Reviews

From weak to worse

Latest version seems to have fixed nothing. Now the fonts vary across sections, and every few days I have to rearrange the sections as they repeatedly go back to the default order.

Given the utter lack of responsiveness it seems to the wealth of desperate feedback here, perhaps we should try with an editorial?


New format is awful; already covered in 100s of reviews. I just realized though why I'm not really reading the NYT anymore though. The content seems the same, but I'm not engaged with it because scrolling is effortful. There's so much whitespace around the headlines, I have to scan left and right into each column, while coordinating where I'm looking vertically as the content stutteringly scrolls past. It's tiring, and I find myself looking forward to finishing the chore of scanning the paper.

And don't get me started on the stupidity of having to expand sections, or having to scroll back down to where in the endless vertical expanse I was after closing an article returns me to the top of a section... UX disaster. I used to enjoy reading the NYT. At least it seems to be refreshing content again in the last few days without a restart.

Unstable App

The NYT app is one of the most unstable of newspaper/magazine apps on my iPad. The latest snafu is the arbitrary reordering of my section reading preferences and the temporary deletion of all my saved articles. And while I generally like the OS7 version of the app, I hate how often my scrolling up from the bottom brings up the iPad settings screen instead!

Avoid at all costs

Worst of several news apps, may be worst app. Eats and destroys stories to be saved, reorders sections, loses history of what is and isn't read. Failures of app may be exceeded by "customer service" failures, 2 days to respond to email, response reads if by computer, not person, after 2 hours on phone basically "we are the times, we make Borg look good"

NYTimes for iPad
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  • Free
  • Category: News
  • Updated: Apr 15, 2014
  • Version: 3.0.12
  • Size: 14.6 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: The New York Times Company (iDP)
Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
  • Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
  • Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence

Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.

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